Tag: Commitee of Inquiry

Don't wait for COI, act on these three issues now

By Vignesh Naidu There are three areas that need urgent attention in the aftermath of the Little India riot. And these actions need not wait for the findings of the Committee of Inquiry to be out. Road Safety A couple of weeks ago I learnt...

Little India Riot: Not A Little Local Difficulty

By Vincent Wijeysingha The  incident on Sunday night turned the world’s spotlight  towards Singapore. We have in turn focussed that spotlight inward, searching for answers to this first violent commotion to hit the island  since the sixties. While the NGOs have raised  the problems of foreign workers to national consciousness, the Population White  Paper crystallised the resentment of...